Cormac Roth, musician and son of Tim Roth, dies from cancer aged 25

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The family of Cormac Roth, who is the son of actor Tim Roth, confirmed today that the musician has sadly died. Last year, Cormac announced he had been diagnosed with Stage 3 germ cell cancer. 

In a statement, his family said: “He was a wild, electric energy ball and his soul was filled with light and goodness.

“As wild as he was, Cormac was also the embodiment of kindness. 

“A gentle soul who brought so much happiness and hope to those around him.

“The grief comes in waves, as do the tears and laughter, when we think of that beautiful boy across the 25 years and 10 months that we knew him. 

“It is called Choriocarcinoma, it is rare, and it has managed to stay many steps ahead of me no matter what I throw at it.

“It has taken away half of my hearing, 60pounds of weight, my confidence, and will continue its murderous path until I can manage to stop it some how, and kill it. 

“But it hasn’t taken away my will to survive, or my love of making music.

He continued: “It hasn’t taken me down yet. If you or someone you love is affected by cancer, please feel free to reach out for it is an emotional rollercoaster unlike anything else.

“Love to you all please make sure to do the things that you love. Life is short. It is chaos. 

“And you never know when it’s going to be you.Be well and go to the doctor. F**k cancer.”

Cormac was a talented guitarist, composer and producer, having graduated from Bennington College.

He is survived by dad Tim and mum Nikki, as well as his brother, Hunter Roth. 

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